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Details if other :. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Preview — Fools by Njabulo S. Fools Sefika Series by Njabulo S. Ndebele ,. Bhekizizwe Peterson Introduction. The novella Fools is the title story from the highly acclaimed collection Fools and Other Stories , winner of the Noma Award in Fools , which is set in the s, is notable for its concern with individuals and the complex subtleties of character as opposed to the outward expression of political struggle.

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About Njabulo S. Njabulo S. He married Mpho Kathleen Malebo on 30 July They have one son and two daughters. He joined the Foundation in September , immediately after a five-year term of office as Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Limpopo in Sovenga, in the then Northern Province.

His highly influential essays on South African literature and culture were published in a collection Rediscovery of the Ordinary. As a public figure he is known for his incisive insights in commentaries on a range of public issues in South Africa. He is also a Fellow of UCT. Njabulo Ndebele is also a key figure in South African higher education. He has done public service in South Africa in the areas of broadcasting policy, school curriculum in history, and more recently as chair of a government commission on the development and use of African languages as media of instruction in South African higher education.

The University of Cambridge awarded him an Honorary Doctorate in Law in , and he was made an honorary fellow of Churchill College in Books by Njabulo S.

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Fools and Other Stories Background

These notes were contributed by members of the GradeSaver community. Fools and Other Stories is a collection of five stories in which Njabulo Ndebele examines the complexities of life for black South Africans in the closing days of apartheid rule. This book won the Noma Award, the most impressive accolade in Africa and rendered Ndebele a powerful voice for cultural freedom in Africa. The stories have a common theme: they all concern the effects of apartheid on those who enforce it and those who endured its rule.


Fools and Other Stories

The five stories in this fine first collection are set in the black South African township of Charterston, where the author himself grew up. Without sentimentality or redundant stridency, they depict Fools and Other Stories. Njabulo Simakahle Ndebele. These stories from the closing days of apartheid rule in South Africa won the Noma Award, Africa's highest literary award, and announced Njabulo Ndebele as an assured and impressive literary voice.


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